Israel Jiménez

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Israel Jiménez
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Personal information
Full name Israel Sabdi Jiménez Nañez
Date of birth (1989-08-13) 13 August 1989 (age 27)[1]
Place of birth Monterrey, Mexico
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Right Back
Club information
Current team
UANL
Number 2
Youth career
2006–2008 UANL
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008– UANL 174 (3)
2014 Tijuana (loan) 15 (0)
National team
2012 Mexico U23 14 (1)
2012– Mexico 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 September 2016.

Israel Sabdi Jiménez Nañez (13 August 1989) is a Mexican professional footballer who plays for Liga MX club Tigres UANL. He is an olympic gold medalist.[2]

Club career[edit]

Tigres UANL[edit]

On 26 July 2008, Israel Jiménez debuted in the Primera Division in the first game of the Apertura 2008, in a draw 0-0 against Pachuca under the orders of Manuel Lapuente.

His first international game with Tigres UANL was in the 2009 North American SuperLiga in a game against Chivas USA playing all the game.

Since Ricardo Ferretti is the team's coach, Jiménez is a regular starter. He was part of the Apertura 2011 and Apertura 2015 championships starting line-up.

International career[edit]

Mexico U23[edit]

in 2012 Jimenez was chosen by coach Luis Fernando Tena to be part of the Mexican squad participating in the 2012 Olympic Qualifying Tournament held in the United States. Jimenez scored in his debut in the tournament from a long range free kick against Trinidad and Tobago. Mexico went on to win the tournament and qualify to the 2012 summer Olympic games held in London, England. Jimenez made the final cut for those participating in the Olympics. Jimenez won the gold medal with Mexico after defeating Brazil in the final.

Mexico[edit]

On 23 May 2011, Jiménez received an opportunity to play the 2011 Copa America and was called up to the Mexico U-22 national football team preliminary squad.[3] however he did not make the final cut for those participating in the tournament. Jimenez made his full senior debut with Mexico 25 January 2012 in a friendly game against Venezuela, the game resulted in a 3-1 win for Mexico. Jimenez was a squad member at the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Senior international appearances[edit]

As of 12 July 2013

[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 3 September 2012[5]

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Mexico League Cup North America Total
200809 Tigres Liga MX 1 0 - - 1 0
2009–10 10 0 - - 2 0 12 0
2010–11 35 0 - - - - 35 0
2011–12 39 3 - - - - 39 3
2012–13 3 0 - - - - 3 0
Total Mexico 88 3 - - 2 0 90 3

Honors[edit]

Club[edit]

UANL

International[edit]

Mexico
Mexico U-23

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player Profile". Televisadeportes.com. Retrieved 13 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "Olympics football: Mexico shock Brazil to win gold". bbc.com. 11 August 2012. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "Preliminary Squad of Mexico National Football Team to Copa America". Femexfut.org.mx. Retrieved 23 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Israel Jimenez's Senior International Caps". 
  5. ^ "Israel Jiménez". Fichajes.com. Retrieved 25 April 2010. 

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